NEW HOPE, Ala - The third annual Alumni Football Game Fundraiser between the New Hope Indians alumni players and the Madison County Tigers alumni players in this Saturday, July 30th. This has become a great family event for these two communities and been a tremendous help with the financial support of these two schools football programs. All proceeds from the gate will be divided and given to each school.
The game is this Saturday the 30th and kickoff is at 7:00 PM. Field location this year is in New Hope at Jack Mitchell Stadium on the school campus. Tickets will be $10.00 each and children under the age of five get in free; pre-sale tickets are also available for purchase now at each school. Parking will be $3.00 per each vehicle.
The Madison County Sheriffs department has agreed to provide security again this year. HEMSI will be providing emergency services, and the Huntsville Fire Department will have one of their fire engines on display.
Each team will feature former players from each program and will range in age from 18 years to 46 years. These guys have been working hard all summer to prepare for this event to help their programs and because they love this game.
There will be a special tribute at halftime honoring the 1961 New Football Team. This was the first team that New Hope had post World War Two. There will be 11 players, and 5 cheerleaders recognized during this halftime production.